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You say, 'Oh my goodness!'" And oh, my goodness, Mom was on set when Jane -- then 14 -- filmed a now-famous line in "National Lampoon's Vacation": Cousin Vicki (Krakowski): "I'm going steady, and I French kiss." Audrey Griswold (Dana Barron): "So? Everybody does that." Cousin Vicki: "Yeah, but Daddy says I'm the best at it." "Oh, please, they had to glue my mouth shut, the laughing!" Krakowski's mom recalled. Jane prides herself on her Jersey moxie, and she can lure a reluctant reporter onto the New Jersey rink where she skated as a teen. "And now we spin!" Jane Krakowski and correspondent Rita Braver on wheels. CBS News While still in high school, she glided onto Broadway in the part of a train car in Andrew Lloyd Webber's all-skating musical, "Starlight Express." "My name is Dinah, and I'm your dining car!" But America really noticed Jane Krakowski in 1997 when she played office assistant Elaine in the cutting-edge dramedy, "Ally McBeal." "Elaine was slightly slutty," Braver said. "I don't know WHAT you're talking about!" Krakowski laughed. Her invention of the "face bra" was one of the series' memorable gags. It's another of her scene-stealing, but not lead parts. "I call them second bananas," she laughed.